Cookies are the confusingly adorably named tiny text files that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely (but anonymously) identify your browser or device. They are unable to search your computer in any way, cannot introduce viruses to your computer and contain no personal identifying information about you.
Cookies are used by sites or services when they wants to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. These cookies on your computer or device can then be used to help remember your preferences (such as language), help you navigate between pages efficiently, and generally improve your browsing experience.
This cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around this website and use its features.We use one necessary cookie: PHPSESSIDWithout this cookie you can not use our website.
These cookies collect information about how you have used this website, for example Google Analytics, which is used to track basic user behaviour on this site so we can try and improve our users experience.Further information about Google Analytics (performance) cookies.
Our advertising partners or other third party partners may use these types of cookies to deliver advertising that is relevant to your interests. These cookies can remember that your device has visited a site or service, and may also be able to track your device’s browsing activity on other sites or services other than this website. This information may be shared with organizations outside this website, such as advertisers and/or advertising networks to deliver the advertising, and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, or other business partners for the purpose of providing aggregate Service usage statistics and aggregate Service testing.Further information about Google Adsense targeting cookies.
There is also type of cookie called a “Flash Cookie” which is not covered by the above – to delete these go here:http://www.adobe.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html
The amount of time a cookie stays on your device is variable: the majority of cookies expire after the end of your browsing session, others persist for longer. In online advertising you can generally expect most advertising cookies to last about one month at most (although again it varies).
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.